YouTube Stars to Bestselling Authors

The Platform

YouTube has given the stage to almost anyone that wishes to share their interests through video. Since all you need is a video camera and an internet connection, it’s not surprising that so many of us are having a go and new YouTube stars are appearing every week. From cat videos to language lessons, funny pranks to niche hobbies, there’s something for everyone on YouTube. Two of the more popular forms of uploads are video commentary and vlogging (video blogging). These videos usually have a comical or satirical theme. They have also taught us that people are not afraid to share! Continue reading “YouTube Stars to Bestselling Authors”

13 Scary Halloween Reads

 

Halloween is observed in many countries on 31 October. It’s a celebration that’s become more secular and commercial in recent years, with lots of popular activities for the whole family. These include trick-or-treating, dressing-up, pumping carving, apple-bobbing and of course, watching scary movies! It’s also a great time for book lovers to get in the Halloween spirit and read about all things evil!

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Free eBooks for English Learners

Advantages of Reading

Like in your own language, reading in English is going to expand your vocabulary, enhance your sentence structure and give you exposure to a more complex language. It will help you learn quicker and consolidate what you already know. Reading can be done autonomously and at your own pace and is more effective than watching the television.

In addition, there are thousands of classic free eBooks available in the public domain. This makes it an ideal low-cost way to learn.  All you need is an e-reader, mobile device or computer and away you go!

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